Danieli Centro Combustion India completed the scheduled start-up of the new, 220 tonnes per hour walking beam reheating furnace at wire rod mill 2 of JSW’s Toranagallu site in India. The furnace heats up cold billets with excellent temperature uniformity thanks to tailor-made burners along with proprietary Proportional High Low PHL technology in the combustion control system. Electrical and automation controls were provided by Danieli Automation India. Furnace dry out was performed before the start up of the rolling mill.
Most of the commissioning was executed using remote connection. Very limited presence of Danieli experts for the last few days of hot commissioning was enough to complete tuning of the system and to achieve the first hot billet. Strong cooperation by JSW and Danieli teams contributed significantly to a timely project execution.
This 220 tonnes per hour furnace is the third reheating furnace supplied by Danieli Centro Combustion operating at JSW and the second in Toranagallu. The 245- tonnes per hour walking beam furnace in operation at Dolvi since 2014, is the largest billet reheating furnace in operation in India.